Influenced by her PhD studies in English Literature, Xanthe’s practice uses short stories and poetry as a starting point to explore surreal moments of human connection. In 2021, Xanthe won the Lloyd Rees Youth Art Memorial Prize, receiving a solo exhibition at the Lane Cove Gallery in December 2023. Notably, Xanthe exhibited in the Macquarie Emerging Artist Prize in 2022 where Macquarie Group acquired her artwork titled ‘Even When The Room Went Dark’. Xanthe was also shortlisted in the prestigious Mosman Art Prize and invited to speak in a panel discussion of selected artworks. At the end of 2022, Xanthe exhibited in a solo exhibition at the Balmain Watch House in a sold-out show.
In 2023, Xanthe was recently featured as one of five artists selected in the Young Talent exhibition at the Affordable Art Fair, Sydney, selling all of her exhibited paintings. Xanthe also won the Tim Olsen Drawing Prize in 2021 after being awarded Highly Commended in 2019 for the same prize. She has also exhibited in the Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award after being shortlisted for the prize.